- (obsolete) early
- 1613–1614, William Shakespeare; John Fletcher, “The Two Noble Kinsmen.”, in Comedies and Tragedies […], London: […] Humphrey Robinson, […], and for Humphrey Moseley […], published 1679, OCLC 3083972, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals, and the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):
- Broth: I'll bring it to-morrow. / Daugh: Do, very rearly; I must be abroad else, / To call the maids, and pay the minstrels
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “rearly” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)